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University launches new Crafter Licensing Program

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech has launched a new program for independent crafters who produce handmade products bearing university trademarks such as the VT logo, Hokies wordmark, and HokieBird artwork./p

Devin Carter named second-team Academic All-American

Local Sports - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 13:14
Rising senior named to men's at-large squad

Anthony 'Kwame' Harrison named Gloria D. Smith Professor of Black Studies

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 00:00
pAnthony Kwame Harrison's scholarship and reputation in popular music studies and ethnography has brought considerable visibility to the program, the college, and the university./p

New degree in water science, policy, and management to address complex global challenges

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 00:00
pThe curriculum for the new interdisciplinary degree -- Water: Resources, Policy, and Management -- crosses five of Virginia Tech's colleges./p

Susan Asselin honored with emerita status

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 00:00
pThroughout her career, Susan Asselin has made significant contributions in the field of special education, including diversity, assistive technology, transition from high school to college, and preparing students and families for post-secondary education./p

Anne Zimmermann receives Gerald E. Cross Alumni Leadership Award

Local News - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 00:00
pAnne Zimmermann, who took a leadership course developed by Professor Emeritus Gerald E. Cross, recently retired after a 35-year career with the U.S. Forest Service./p

Board of visitors approves 2014 promotions, tenure, continued appointments

Local News - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 00:00
div pThe Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved the following promotions, tenure, and continued appointments at its June 2 meeting./p /div

Board of visitors approves undergraduate new neuroscience degree program

Local News - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 00:00
pThe College of Science-administered program joins nanoscience and computer modeling and data analytics as programs ready for review by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia./p

New proactive approach unveiled to detect malicious software in networked computers and data

Local News - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 00:00
pUsing a National Science CAREER Award grant, College of Engineering computer scientist Daphne Yao and her colleagues have effectively shown how to isolate infected computer hosts and detect in advance stealthy malware also known as malicious software./p

Deeper than, 'EvoCor' identifies gene relationships

Local News - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 00:00
pA team led by Gregorio Valdez of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute has designed a search engine that identifies genes that are functionally linked./p

Gerard Toal awarded grant to study public opinion of recent events in former Soviet Union

Local News - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 00:00
pA grant from the National Science Foundation will allow Gerard Toal the opportunity to build on previous research on post-Soviet unrecognized states and conflict regions./p

Robert Canfield to receive American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics award

Local News - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 00:00
pThrough his research on multidisciplinary design optimization, high altitude long endurance sensorcraft, and micro air vehicle conceptual design, Robert Canfield has brought more than $4 million in research funding to the university./p

Board of Visitors sets tuition and fees for 2014-15

Local News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 00:00
pWhen adding tuition and mandatory fees with average room and board, the total cost for a Virginia undergraduate living on campus will be $19,941 and a non-resident living on campus would be $35,972./p

Board of Visitors sets university budget at $1.35 billion

Local News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 00:00
div pThe university budget was among the resolutions passed during Timothy Sands' first board meeting as university president./p /div

'OpenLab' exhibition showcases innovative sculptural installations by Virginia artists

Local News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 00:00
div pPresented by the Center for the Arts, the first in a new exhibition series features an architectural re-envisioning of space, form, line, and function by two artist collectives. An opening reception will be held June 14 from 6-8 p.m./p /div

Student team heads to Houston for NASA-sponsored planetary robotics competition

Local News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 00:00
pA College of Engineering student team will participate in the 2014 RASC-AL Robo-Ops Challenge, an annual event sponsored by NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace./p

Veterinary college names Dr. Melinda McCall its 2014 Outstanding Recent Alumna

Local News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 00:00
pTen years after her own graduation, Dr. Melinda McCall of Louisa, Virginia, returned to the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine to receive the 2014 Outstanding Recent Alumna Award./p